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Old 01-25-2010, 07:01 PM   #1
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I'm really iffy on buying ebay based car parts so what do you think? they are headers

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I'm guessing based on the price and the location of the seller that the headers are made in China.
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I wouldn't buy them....having had a set of SLP'* that ticked like a time bomb, and now happy with a set of TOGs.
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Seeing how they are stainless steel, I wouldn't see a problem with them, check his feedback and ask him what the warranty is.
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They look like a nice set of headers. however. Cheep headers can turn out to be more trouble then they are worth. Things like bad welds, holes, bad welds inside, warped flanges, etc. A good set of used headers are about $400 to $500, a new set will run you closer to $700. Pacesetter headers are much cheaper and can be a nice set. however, some are good, and some are not.
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the welds I can reweld but the warp flanges not too cool
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the welds I can reweld but the warp flanges not too cool
You don't want to buy something to rework it. Also..if these are chromed, you don't want to re-weld them now. Save your money and gets some TOG'*! You'll thank Uncle Kevin and Uncle Dan for that bit of advice.
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I love my TOGs
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looks like what I'm saving for just wondering if this was a find like your R1 rotors Dan. Cross threading idk if I want headers now since Dan said only time tools get thrown is installing headers
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I love my TOGs....Love them better that I've go the flex pipe wrapped. Wooooo Hoooooo....
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